The Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) is a designated agency to administer grant funding through the Tennessee Arts Commission’s Arts Build Communities program. The Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant program is designed to provide support for art projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through arts, or enhance the [...]
In tough times, communities find strength in people and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this time and again in the Upper Cumberland region as friends, neighbors, and businesses have found new ways to support each other. In our community, older adults are a key source of this strength. [...]
Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance? For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll-free at 1-877-275-8233. A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children during the month of June 2021. Please contact Melissa Allison [...]
The Warren County Senior Center has held its second online grocery shopping class to teach participants how to navigate online shopping. So far, the program has had 45 participants complete the two-hour class. Another class is slated for June 2021. Each participant receives a $50 grocery box containing food and household items upon completion of [...]
UCDD's Area Agency on Aging and Disability team is going after a new grant to help continue the Ani-Meals pet food delivery program into its second year. Sara Martin, AAAD Family Caregiver/Evidence-Based Assistant, recently submitted a grant proposal during the latest grant application cycle. In 2020, UCAAAD received $2,500 Meals on Wheels Loves Pets grant [...]
We remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve and protect our country this Memorial Day. In observance, our offices will be closed Monday, May 31. We will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 1.
UPPER CUMBERLAND - Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) is now offering application assistance with “SNAP”, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program for adults 60 and over or individuals with a disability. The USDA created SNAP to provide eligible individuals with monthly benefits to buy food. According to the National Council [...]
John's Place, a small, African American-owned restaurant and bar operated continuously by the McClellan family since 1949, has been awarded a $40,000 grant by the Backing Historic Small Historic Restaurants program. The grant was made possible by American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. UCDD Historic Preservation Planner Mark Dudney authored the grant [...]